In fact, the tradition is completely unknown in Germany. It has been suggested
that the origin of the Christmas pickle may have been developed for marketing ...
Around the same time it was claimed that the Christmas Pickle was a very old
German tradition and that the pickle was the last ornament hung on the
The Christmas pickle is not really a pickle at all, it is a pickle-shaped ornament. A
very old Christmas Eve tradition in Germany was to hide a pickle ( ornament ) ...
Every December someone asks about the German Christmas pickle
ornament that's supposed to have a long tradition in Germany.
Soon these unique Christmas
ornaments were being exported to other parts of Europe, as well as England and the U.S.
Today Lauscha exports glass p
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An Old World custom, parents hid a pickle ornament on the Christmas Tree on
Christmas Eve, tucking it out of sight. The first family member to spot the pickle on
Although it is commonly stated that the Christmas pickle tradition began in
Germany, facts don't support this theory. The German Way's website notes that
A pickle is used as decoration on the Christmas tree seems odd at first, but it is an
old German tradition. When decorating the Christmas tree, it is traditional to ...
This is a brand new in box glass ornament for Christmas. It's a pickle which is a
German tradition to hide it in the tree. This was given to me as a gift and I never ...
They love and hang on to all of their German traditions, and I never had heard of
Christmas pickle. Despite that I went ahead and bought one ...